Curriculum Vitae

 

Mehdi Ojaghi Ilkhchi, PhD
Assistant Professor of Extractive Metallurgy


Personal:
 
    DATE OF BIRTH: June 16, 1979
    PLACE OF BIRTH: Tabriz-Ilkhchi
    MARITAL STATUS: Married


Education:
  • M.Sc.: Materials Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, September 2002 - December 2004

     
  • Major Field: Extraction of Metals

     
  • Thesis Title: Effective Parameters on Passivation of Anodes in Copper Electrorefining Process Supervised by Dr. Hossein Yoozbashizadeh (Associate Professor)

     
  • B.Sc.: Materials Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran, February 1999 - July 2002

     
  • Major Field: Extractive Metallurgy


Professional Membership:
  • Iranian Metallurgical Engineers Society

     
  • Iranian Mining Engineering Organization

     
  • Iranian Association of Indigenous Technologies


Areas of Interests:
  • Hydrometallurgical Extraction and Recovery of Metals from Ores, Wastes and Scraps

     
  • Extraction of Metals (Pyrometallurgy and Hydrometallurgy)

     
  • Electrometallurgy (Electrowinning and Electrorefining)

     
  • Modelling and Simulation of Materials Processes

 

  • Production of Nanoparticles

    Language:
     
  • Turkish, Persian, English


Teaching Experience:
  • Principles of Extractive Metallurgy (Pyrometallurgy and Hydrometallurgy)

     
  • Nonferrous Extractive Metallurgy

     
  • Kinetics of Metallurgical Processes

     
  • Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy

     
  • Pyrometallurgy Lab.

     
  • Hydrometallurgy Lab.


Awards and Distinctions:
  • The first rank student in Materials Science and Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in M.Sc. (GPA 18.21/20)

     
  • The first rank student in Faculty of Materials Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran in B.Sc. (GPA 17.06/20)

     
  • The 291st rank among 100,000 Iranian High School Graduates in the National Qualification Examination for the B.Sc. Degree in 1998


Publications:
  1. M.Sadegh Safarzadeh,  D. Moradkhani, M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, A Review on Hydrometallurgical Extraction and Recovery of Cadmium from Various Resources, Minerals Engineering, 20 (2007), 211-220.

     
  2. M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, H. Yoozbashizadeh, M.Sadegh Safarzadeh, The Effect of Additives on Anode Passivation in Electrorefining of Copper, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 46 (2007), 757-763.

     
  3. M.Sadegh Safarzadeh, D. Moradkhani, M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Determination of the Optimum Conditions for the Cementation of Cadmium with Zinc Powder in Sulfate Medium, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 46 (2007), 1332-1340.

     
  4. M.Sadegh Safarzadeh, D. Moradkhani, M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Dissolution Behavior of Cadmium during Leaching of Zinc Electrolyte Purification Filter Cake, Metallurgy, Journal of Faculty of Materials Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, No. 9, 2006, pp. 5-11 (in Persian)

     
  5. F. Farnia, M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Beneficiation of TiO2 in Ilmenite by Solid State Reduction of Iron Oxides with Coke, Metallurgy, Journal of Faculty of Materials Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, No. 9, 2006, pp. 31-35 (in Persian)

     
  6. M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Extractive Metallurgy at a Glance, Geomine, Iranian Mining Engineering Organization Journal, No. 2, 2006, pp. 49-51 (in Persian)

     
  7. Mohammad Sadegh Safarzadeh, Davood Moradkhani, Mehdi Ojaghi Ilkhchi and Negar Hamedani Golshan, Determination of the optimum conditions for the leaching of Cd-Ni residues from electrolytic zinc plant using statistical design of experiments, Separation and Purification Technology, 58 (2008) 367–376.
  8. Mohammad Sadegh Safarzadeh, Davood Moradkhani and Mehdi Ojaghi-Ilkhchi, Kinetics of sulfuric acid leaching of cadmium from Cd–Ni zinc plant residues, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 163 (2009), 880–890.

  9. Mohammad Sadegh Safarzadeh, Davood Moradkhani, and Mehdi Ojaghi-Ilkhchi, Solvent extraction of cobalt at a glance, AUFBEREITUNGS TECHNIK/MINERAL PROCESSING, ENGLISH EDITION (2009) Nr. 1, 48-53.

  10. M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Direct Electrochemical Reduction a New Process in Metals Production, Metallurgy, Journal of Faculty of Materials Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, No. 11, 2008, pp. 38-46 (in Persian)



Presentations:
  1. M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, H. Yoozbashizadeh, The Effect of Additives on Anode Passivation in Electrorefining of Copper, The 9th Congress of the Iranian Metallurgical Society, 15-16 Nov. 2005, Shiraz University, Iran, pp. 1923-1934. (in Persian)

     
  2. M.Sadegh Safarzadeh, D. Moradkhani, M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, Optimization of Cadmium Cementation from the Solution Resulting from Leaching of Zinc Electrolyte Purification Filter Cake, The 6th Materials Science and Engineering Conference, 1-2 Nov. 2006, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, pp. 243-249. (in Persian)

     
  3. M. Ojaghi Ilkhchi, M.Sadegh Safarzadeh, Benefication of TiO2 in Ilmenite via reduction of iron oxides in the solid state, The 10th Congress of the Iranian Metallurgical Society, 14-15 Nov. 2006, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. (in Persian)